Neue Folge des Podcasts Multipod

Multipod: Das Tauziehen im UN-Menschenrechtsrat

Einblicke und Beobachtungen zum UN-Menschenrechtsrat: prozedurale Kniffe, das Kräftemessen der Mitgliedsstaaten oder das Ringen um Formulierungen und Einfluss hier im Podcast!
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Genfer Großwetterlage

Entwicklungen in den Genfer Internationalen Organisationen Mai bis Mitte Juli 2021

Die Impfstoffverteilung und die Suche nach Antworten auf gesundheitliche, wirtschaftliche, soziale, menschenrechtliche und humanitäre Folgen der Pandemie dominieren die Agenda.
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Event with German Federal Minister of Health, Jens Spahn

Lessons on Global Health Cooperation from COVID-19: Germany’s perspective

In a hybrid event Jens Spahn, the German Federal Minister of Health laid out Germany’s vision for the future of global health in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Zwei Frauen laufen entlang des Congo Ocean Railway bei Soulou Dolisie. | © jbdodane / Flickr / CC BY-NC 2.0 jbdodane / Flickr / CC BY-NC 2.0
Länderbericht

Forced displacement in the context of COVID-19: UNHCR’s new report on refugees

Forced displacement remains one of the major global challenges in 2021. On 18 June 2021, the UNHCR presented its new Global Trends Report on the developments around the world.
Genfer Depesche

Weltgesundheitsversammlung zieht erste Lehren aus der Pandemie

Die 74. Weltgesundheitsversammlung stand unter dem Leitmotiv: "Die Pandemie beenden, die nächste verhindern: gemeinsam eine gesündere, sicherere und gerechtere Welt aufbauen".
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Länderbericht

Das Rahmenabkommen ist gescheitert – Ernüchterung für EU-Schweiz-Beziehungen

Einseitiger Abbruch nach sieben Jahren Verhandlung – Schweizer Bundesrat bekennt sich zur Fortsetzung des bilateralen Wegs, stellt aber keinen Plan B vor
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Suerie Moon, Co-Director Global Health Centre Geneva
Global Health in a nutshell
Global Health is a key challenge for the 21st century. We discuss with experts the importance of the WHO, structural problems as well as potential ways for reform.
Björn Kümmel, WHO Executive Board Member
Global Health in a nutshell
Global Health is a key challenges for the 21st century. We discuss with experts the importance of the WHO, structural problems as well as potential ways for reform.
Dr. Olaf Wientzek, Director KAS Geneva
Global Health in a nutshell
Global Health is a key challenges for the 21st century. We discuss with experts the importance of the WHO, structural problems as well as potential ways for reform.
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Die Genfer Grosswetterlage vom Februar 2021 als Podcast
Eine Kurzversion der Genfer Grosswetterlage vom Februar 2021 zum Mithören
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Die WHO – Zentraler Akteur oder machtloser Mahner?
Welche Rolle spielt die WHO in der Corona-Pandemie-Bekämpfung? Hat sie rechtzeitig reagiert? Und was ist dran am Vorwurf, die WHO habe sich zu unterwürfig gegenüber China gezeigt?
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Deutschland im Sicherheitsrat der Vereinten Nationen – eine Bilanz
Deutschland war 2019 und 2020 Mitglied im VN-Sicherheitsrat. Botschafter Dr. Christoph Heusgen, Ständiger Vertreter bei den VN, erklärt, welche Ziele vorangebracht werden konnten.
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Map of the Month

The KAS Map of the Month

Initiative to reform WHO's Emergency Preparedness

Map of the Month 01/2021

During the January 2021 executive board meeting of the WHO, 46 countries launched a draft decision, based on reports from various committees, to strengthen WHO’s global health emergency preparedness and response capacities. This is considered to be a central component of a WHO reform. The goal is to develop a resolution at the World Health Assembly (WHA) in May 2021, the highest health-related global decision-making forum.

Groups and Alliances in the World Trade Organization (WTO)

Map of the month 12/2020

Members of the WTO often form specific interest or negotiation groups. The following map illustrates some of them.

Voting behaviour in the UN Human Rights Council 2020

Map of the Month 11/2020

This map illustrates the voting behaviour of UN Human Rights Council (HRC) members on disputed resolutions in line with and against Germany in 2020. During all three sessions (43rd, 44th, 45th) 97 resolutions were passed of which 31 camp to the vote. 19 of them (around 60%) were adopted in favour of Germany. Which countries voted in line with Germany, which did not? The EU Member States, Ukraine, Australia, Japan and South Korea voted most commonly in line with Germany. Venezuela and Cameroon scarcest were in line with the German position. Several African countries frequently abstained from the vote.

The new composition of the UN Human Rights Council as of 1 January 2021

Map of the Month 10/2020

On 13 October, the UN General Assembly elected 15 new member states for a period of 3 years (2021-23) into the UN Human Rights Council that consists of 47-member states. Candidates are nominated by 5 regional groups that often do not allow for selection ("clean slate"). Only the Asia Pacific group allowed for selection: China was elected, but with an all-time low of 139 votes; with only 90 votes Saudi Arabia did not make it at all. Russia and Cuba are among the newly elected members as well.

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Neue Folge des Podcasts Multipod

Multipod: Das Tauziehen im UN-Menschenrechtsrat

Einblicke und Beobachtungen zum UN-Menschenrechtsrat: prozedurale Kniffe, das Kräftemessen der Mitgliedsstaaten oder das Ringen um Formulierungen und Einfluss hier im Podcast!
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